The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Engineer
Rank 497 527 440
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -87
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 92 61 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 62
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£350 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £356 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £25.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 - £21.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 - £29.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50807 49213 43153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30874 29577 24780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2026 2213
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 86 £350 -17.64% 16
London +21 46 £425 -5.55% 5
City of London +19 17 £393 -8.98% 2
South East -31 15 £389 +3.66% 5
West Midlands -1 9 £431 +23.21% 1
South West -4 7 £185 -56.47%
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
Milton Keynes - 7 - -
Hampshire -12 6 - -
North East +12 4 - -
Tyne and Wear +9 4 - -
East Midlands -8 2 £258 -31.33%
Yorkshire - 2 £370 -
East of England +11 1 £250 -41.17% 5
Surrey +4 1 £340 +15.74% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 1 £250 - 2
Cambridge +1 1 £250 - 1
Berkshire -2 1 £438 +2.94% 1
Birmingham - 1 £513 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Brentwood - - - - 3
Bedford - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 115 (63.19%) SAN
2 87 (47.80%) VMware
3 84 (46.15%) Windows
4 83 (45.60%) EMC
5 76 (41.76%) NetApp
6 66 (36.26%) Cisco
7 54 (29.67%) Brocade
8 43 (23.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 41 (22.53%) HP
10 35 (19.23%) UNIX
11 34 (18.68%) Finance
12 30 (16.48%) Migration
12 30 (16.48%) NAS
12 30 (16.48%) Fibre Channel
13 27 (14.84%) Security Cleared
13 27 (14.84%) Red Hat
14 25 (13.74%) NetBackup
14 25 (13.74%) IBM
14 25 (13.74%) HPUX
15 24 (13.19%) Oracle
16 23 (12.64%) Linux
16 23 (12.64%) Tivoli
16 23 (12.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 21 (11.54%) Solaris
17 21 (11.54%) Microsoft
18 19 (10.44%) ITIL
18 19 (10.44%) Banking
18 19 (10.44%) Disaster Recovery
19 17 (9.34%) 3PAR
19 17 (9.34%) EMC NetWorker

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.75%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.10%) JBoss
4 2 (1.10%) Apache
4 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) MS Office
2 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.10%) IaaS
1 2 (1.10%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (0.55%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 115 (63.19%) SAN
2 30 (16.48%) NAS
2 30 (16.48%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (4.95%) DHCP
3 9 (4.95%) DNS
4 3 (1.65%) Internet
4 3 (1.65%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.55%) DWDM
5 1 (0.55%) FCoE
5 1 (0.55%) LDAP
5 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (4.40%) SQL Server
General
1 34 (18.68%) Finance
2 19 (10.44%) Banking
3 4 (2.20%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.20%) Law
3 4 (2.20%) Legal
4 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.55%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.10%) Flash
1 2 (1.10%) Middleware
1 2 (1.10%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.49%) Symmetrix
2 9 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.40%) CLARiiON
4 7 (3.85%) EMC Centera
4 7 (3.85%) Symmetrix DMX
5 6 (3.30%) IBM XIV
5 6 (3.30%) Replication
6 4 (2.20%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.65%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.65%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.65%) Clustering
8 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) LPAR
9 1 (0.55%) Online Games
9 1 (0.55%) Celerra
9 1 (0.55%) HP StorageWorks
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 84 (46.15%) Windows
2 35 (19.23%) UNIX
3 25 (13.74%) HPUX
4 23 (12.64%) Linux
5 21 (11.54%) Solaris
6 15 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (6.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.75%) SUSE
10 5 (2.75%) Slackware
10 5 (2.75%) AIX
11 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.48%) Migration
2 19 (10.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (10.44%) ITIL
3 16 (8.79%) Change Control
4 10 (5.49%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 7 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (3.30%) Configuration Management
7 5 (2.75%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (2.75%) Capacity Management
8 4 (2.20%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (2.20%) Product Management
8 4 (2.20%) Asset Management
9 3 (1.65%) Time Management
9 3 (1.65%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (1.65%) Project Management
9 3 (1.65%) Change Management
10 2 (1.10%) BCP
10 2 (1.10%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.95%) Shell Script
1 9 (4.95%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.85%) Perl
2 7 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (0.55%) REXX
3 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (14.84%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.04%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.40%) NCDA
5 7 (3.85%) NCIE
6 6 (3.30%) Degree
6 6 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.10%) MCP
7 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.10%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) MCITP
8 1 (0.55%) MCSE
8 1 (0.55%) CCNA
8 1 (0.55%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.55%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.55%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.55%) SLA
1 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 43 (23.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.79%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.59%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (6.04%) SRDF
5 10 (5.49%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.40%) VMware Server
6 8 (4.40%) vSphere
7 7 (3.85%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.30%) NFS
9 3 (1.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (1.65%) Firmware
10 2 (1.10%) XenApp
10 2 (1.10%) XenServer
10 2 (1.10%) vCloud
11 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (13.74%) NetBackup
2 23 (12.64%) Tivoli
2 23 (12.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 17 (9.34%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (5.49%) SCOM
4 10 (5.49%) Legato
5 6 (3.30%) ARCserve
6 5 (2.75%) OpenView
7 4 (2.20%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (2.20%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.65%) Puppet
9 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.10%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.10%) SCCM
9 2 (1.10%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.10%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.10%) EMC Navisphere
9 2 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 87 (47.80%) VMware
2 83 (45.60%) EMC
3 76 (41.76%) NetApp
4 66 (36.26%) Cisco
5 54 (29.67%) Brocade
6 41 (22.53%) HP
7 27 (14.84%) Red Hat
8 25 (13.74%) IBM
9 24 (13.19%) Oracle
10 21 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 17 (9.34%) 3PAR
12 12 (6.59%) FalconStor
12 12 (6.59%) SAP
13 9 (4.95%) Dell
13 9 (4.95%) Hitachi
14 6 (3.30%) Symantec
14 6 (3.30%) CA
15 5 (2.75%) Compaq
15 5 (2.75%) SGI
16 4 (2.20%) Remedy
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